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July Events 2002

Also see: Club Calendar
Date Event/Host           Address City (760)Phone
thru July
Summer Splashdown, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Apple Valley Parks Apple Valley 240-7880
Run through the sprinklers!
Monday: Yucca Loma Park, On Yucca Loma Road, west of Navajo, next to Yucca Loma School
Tuesday: Norm Schmidt Park, Tuweep Trail in Symeron Estates. 1 mile east of Rincon, off Ochoa
Wednesday: Mendel Park, Tussing Ranch Road, east of Navajo, next to Mariana School
Thursday: Thunderbird Park, Thunderbird and Wichita, next to Mojave Mesa School
Friday: Corwin Park, 18575 Corwin Rd., north of Highway 18
July 2, 9, 16 23, 30 Storytime for On-the-Lap, 1 p.m. Lucerne Branch Library,
33103 Old Woman Springs Rd.
Lucerne Valley 248-7521
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Classic or Antique Car Show Tom's Famous Burgers,
16727 Bear Valley Rd # 300
Hesperia 949-1815
July 3, 10, 24, 31 Mojave Group of the Sierra Club Victor Valley Museum,
11873 Apple Valley Rd
Apple Valley 951-4520
Meet at the Museum at 7pm for a conditioning walk of 3-4 miles. Site may vary, so please call for locations.
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Pet Vaccination Clinic 9-noon 21779 Zuni Road Apple Valley 247-2102
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Storytime for On-the-Lap, 10:30am Victorville Branch Library,
15011 Circle Drive
Victorville 245-4222
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Classic or Antique Car Show Tom's Famous Burgers,
16727 Bear Valley Rd # 300
Hesperia 949-1815
July 4 Town of Apple Valley Freedom Festival Brewster Park,
21024 Otoe Road
Apple Valley 240-7054
5k Fun Walk & 5/10 Run 7:15am
Brewster Park Open 1-9pm
Family Games on the Hour 2-6pm
Y102 Remote
Fireworks 9:00 pm.
Pony Rides, bounce house, rock wall, games, food, music, live entertainment. Take Dale Evans Parkway north from Hwy 18 & follow the signs.
July 4 Fireworks Musical Sky Concert Sportspark Barstow 256-3531
Open at 5pm, free admission and parking. Games, food, music, booths, races, live entertainment. Fireworks at 9pm. To get to the Sportspark, (going north from Victorville), exit Barstow Rd, turn right, to Rimrock, turn left, to Muriel, turn right and follow the signs. Tune to 94.4FM for the concert.
July 4 Independence Day Celebration, 7-9:30pm Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 155 East Ave I Lancaster 661-723-6077
Live entertainment, fireworks 9pm!
July 4 Independence Day Celebration, 9am-night Pioneer Park,
33187 Highway 247
Lucerne Valley 248-7215
Live entertainment, parade, games, climbing wall, booths, fireworks 8:45pm!
July 4 Tri-Community Fourth of July Family Fireworks Serrano High School Phelan 868-3291
Live entertainment, Ty Herndon (country music), followed by fireworks! Tickets $10-$25. Gates open at 5pm.
July 4 Family Fireworks Festival San Bernardino Fairgrounds,
14800 7th Street
Victorville 955-5000
Gates open 5pm. Live entertainment. Mainstream 5pm, Schnanigans, 6:15; 7:15 David E. Prezley; Games, booths, fireworks 9pm! Picnic baskets, blankets, lawn chairs allowed. Hosted by City of Victorville.
July 4 Fourth of July Celebration, 10am-4pm Schmidt Park, Southern California Logistics Airport Victorville 955-1093
$2 donation includes a free meal from noon to 4pm
July 4 & 6 High Desert Mavericks Fireworks Mavericks Stadium Adelanto 246-6287
Biggest fireworks in the High Desert! Following the game. Gates open at 6:05pm. Sold out for the 4th.
July 4-7 Chuckwagon Dinner & Show Deadman's Point, Hwy 18 & Bear Valley Rd Apple Valley 240-2401
Cowboy Action Shooting Matches, Mounted Shooting Matches, Trail Ride & Cattle Drive; Chuckwagon Cooking, a lot more!
July 4 World Trade Center Debris Main Street Barstow Web site
Wreckage from the World Trade Center, being trucked to Rancho Cucamonga, will pass through Barstow on Main Street between 9:30 and 10:00am. It will exit I-15 at East Main Street, travel Main Street for a time, and then re-enter I-15 at Avenue L. The trucks will pass, but not stop, on I-15 thru Victorville. (Reference Daily Press)
July 5 Toddler Story Time, 11am Apple Valley Library,
15001 Wakita Blvd
Apple Valley 247-2022
July 5, 12, 19, 26 Watercolor & Acrylic Class, 1-3pm High Desert Center for the Arts,
15614 8th St
Victorville 243-7493
July 6 Airplane rides Apple Valley Airport,
21600 Corwin Road
Apple Valley 963-7751
Free airplane rides for young people age 8-18, to introduce them to flying, as part of the Young Eagles program. Sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 768. Call to reserve a spot!
July 6 Antique Round-Up 6th, 7th, & C Street Apple Valley 963-7751
6 a.m. - 2 p.m. Old Town Victorville. Music, good food, and antiques. Phoenix Rising (good band!) Twelve stores participating, along with private antique, crafts, and collectibles. Openings available for additional bands and vendors.
July 6 Comedy Show, 8pm Embassy Lounge, Ramada Inn,
15494 Palmdale Road
Victorville 245-6565
July 6 Second Anniversary Barstow Route 66 Mother Road Museum 865 N. First Ave Barstow 255-1890
9:00 am - 12:00 noon for refreshments, door prizes and classic cars to check out. The applique raffle quilt is available for viewing; tickets are only $1.00 each.
July 6, 13, 20, 27 Mixed Media Art Classes High Desert Center for the Arts,
15614 8th St
Victorville 243-7493
Saturday 9-11am, 11-1pm; Oil Class 1-3pm; Open to all ages from kindergarten to senior seniors; $10/class
July 11, 18, 25 Ornamental Horticulture Club Plant Sale Victor Valley Community College Victorville 245-4271
ext 2238
8am-noon; Fish Hatchery Road (the lower road) to the Agriculture Department sign (on the east side), turn in there.
July 11, 18, 25 Paint In for Professional Artists, 10am-4pm High Desert Center for the Arts,
15614 8th St
Victorville 243-7493
July 11, 18, 25 Preschool Story Time , 10:30 a.m. Hesperia Branch Library,
9565 Seventh Avenue
Hesperia 244-4898
July 6, 13, 20, 27 2002 Route 66 Chess Club Forrest Park, Old Town Victorville Victorville 246-4385
9-10:30am on good weather Saturdays. Free to play, rookies welcome. Bring a chess set.
July 11, 2002 Friends Playing for Friends 18245 Highway 18, Suite 2 Apple Valley 946-3374
2nd Thursday, 10 am; at Desi's Music near Kasota Road
July 12-14 Gem & Jewelry Show
(out of area)
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St
  Wholesale prices. Wear walking shoes, it's huge.
Santa Monica 301-294-1640
July 12 High Desert Astronomical Society Lewis Center for Educational Research
20702 Thunderbird Road
Apple Valley 242-3514
Public observation night, begins 8pm and goes til everyone goes home. Observe Venus, Uranus, and Neptune through their computer controlled, large, telescope.
July 13 Kids "Funky Foam Frame" 10am-noon
"Amazing Sizzix Die Cut" Class, 1:30-2:30pm
Michaels Arts & Crafts, Victorville 955-2455
July 13 Marcus Lopez Benefit, 4pm-2am Behind the Chutes, 31559 Highway 18 Lucerne Valley 248-6229
July 13 Quilt Auction, 10am 10251 Baker Road Lucerne Valley 247-8256
More than quilts. Benefits "Acts of Kindness" fund for Apple Valley High School to help needy students
July 13 Route 66 Run (Motorcycles) The Iron Hawg, 20848 National Trails Highway Oro Grande 843-8004 or 247-2054
Sponsored by High Desert ABATE. $10 singles, $15 couples, lunch included.
July 13, 20, 27 Home Improvement Classes Home Depot, 15150 Bear Valley Road Victorville 955-2999
How to Install Kitchen Cabinets 9am
How to Add Color to Your Garden 10am
Install Ceramic Tile 11am
How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient 1pm
Fantastic Faux Painting Techniques 2pm
July 14 Barbizon Model Search Silverado High School Performing Arts Center, 14018 Cobalt Road Victorville 888-936-6335
By appointment only, for ages 11-25
July 14 "Cool Spray Summer Wear" Class, 1:30-2:30pm Michaels Arts & Crafts, Victorville 955-2455
July 18 Civil War Reenactment Rockview Park,
National Trails Highway
Victorville 245-5551
Cultural campfire series, 6:30-8pm; $3 per person; reservations required, sign-up at Hook Community Center, 14973 Joshua St., Victorville
July 18 Route 66 Elvis Across America Roadathon, 7 p.m. Rosita’s Restaurant, 540 W. Main Street Barstow 760-256-1058
Join Los Angeles recording artist, Elvis Tribute Artist Mark W. Curran, for a great show of oldies fun! The concert is free and will benefit the Route 66 Mother Road Museum. For schedule of this tour across Route 66, click here.
July 18-20 See Dinner Shows and specific Recreation interests.
July 19 Cal-Earth Poetry Reading Cal-Earth Rumi Dome, Baldy Mesa Rd Hesperia 261-2912
July 24-28 See Theater Arts
August 25-27 Musical Auditions for Spice of Life, 2:30-6pm High Desert Cultural Arts Center, 15615 Eighth St Victorville 955-5000
July 26-28 Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival Hesperia Lake Park, 7500 Arrowhead Lake Road Hesperia 244-5488
Friday 7pm-10:30pm, Saturday noon to 10:30pm, Sunday 11am-5:30pm. $10 per adult, $4 per child.
July 27 Chuckwagon Dinner & Show Deadman's Point, Hwy 18 & Bear Valley Rd Apple Valley 760-240-4700
Music by Riders of the Purple Sage, cattle drive, reservations required! All Dinner Shows $35/adults, $15/kids 2-10. (Note, these tend to fill up fast. Make reservations early.)
July 27 Kids "Watermelon Mobile" 10am-noon Michaels Arts & Crafts, Victorville 955-2455
July 28 "Etched Glass HOme Decor" Class, 1:30-2:30pm Michaels Arts & Crafts, Victorville 955-2455


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